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Made the dough in the bread maker. I should've rolled the dough out thinner (though not sure I could have) as they were pretty doughy. That being said, my dough rose and rose for a long time as I was distracted by my toddler and 6 month old, so maybe that is why? I wish I would've put more filling in each one, but was afraid to overstuff. I added cheese to each one. Pureed the ham in a small processor and diced onion. I tasted one which was pretty good and the rest are in the freezer. Neat, different way to use ham leftovers. Edited to add: Great out of the freezer.Just wrapped frozen roll in paper towel and heated for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes in the microwave. I will definitely use this recipe for ham leftovers in the future! Would be good with pepperoni and cheese as well I bet!

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StacyMD187373 July 24, 2014

This is very good, but I used Pillsbury cresant rolls, and saved a lot of time. I also used 2 cloves garlic, 1 small bell pepper and sauteed them with the onion. Also added shredded cheese.
You can't fit a lot in each roll, and it's a little hard to keep the filling from falling out, but it was worth saving time for me.

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Babes100 December 30, 2010

Very tasty and a great way to use up Christmas ham leftovers. I carmelized my onions and used at least 3 times what the recipe called for. I ran out of eggs so I skipped the egg wash and they still came out fine. Fantastic hot or cold with mustard. Yummy!

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PBShakes December 28, 2010

I just read about these in a forum about using up ham and whipped them up in my bread machine. I used half butter/short. I ground my ham/onion together in the food proc. I just cut my dough into about 28 pieces and rolled each in a circle. I just had two and can attest to their being delicious! The dough is really tender and the ham/onion flavor is great. The egg wash really gives an attractive sheen. GREAT way to use up ham, Marlene!

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Roxygirl in Colorado July 21, 2009

Awesome recipe. I add a little thyme to the filling... you can change up the flavours too by using smoked or unsmoked ham. Also delicious as a whole loaf using sausage, mushrooms and onions as the filling. Roll the dough out into a huge rectangle, spread filling on top and roll up into a spiral, seal and place in a bread pan. Takes a little longer to bake, but SOOOO good for breakfast! :D

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GrumpyIrishLady June 04, 2009

I have been wanting to use this recipe for a year now & finally got the chance to do it after Christmas dinner. I used my own dough recipe (Lorilyn's Dinner Roll Dough) just because it's all in my memory. I used 3/4 cup whole wheat flour in place of some of the all-purpose. I put the ham slices in my food processor to grind it up nice & small then stirred in the onion & about a Tablespoon of Sambal Oelek instead of salt & pepper. These were a huge hit with the family but using the empanada cutter was hard on my hands & time consuming so I did it for one half of the dough recipe & then made one large hand crimped calzone with the second half of the dough. That's in the freezer to be baked sometime soon. This was a great way to use up the leftover ham so no one feels like they're eating the same thing over & over. Thanks for sharing your recipe, Marlene!

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**Tinkerbell** December 28, 2008

I made these for a new-years party this year. I didn't have any all-purpose flour, so I used whole-wheat. & I added 2 Tbs honey to the egg wash. They were fabulous! Everyone loved them. I will definitely make them again to have around for lunch.

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CrazyLadyMe January 27, 2008

Takes time to make but worth the effort. The filling was a little bland - added chopped onions. Maybe some spice next time. VERY good to freeze and reheat as needed, in fact they taste even better after being frozen and reheated, a little doughy which I like.

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brokedownrage January 03, 2008

These turned out great...the whole family loved them, even my super picky 7 year old! I made a couple of small changes....used olive oil instead of margarine (didn't have any), and subbed half of the flour for whole wheat. I omitted the onions because we don't care for them and replaced them with some shredded cheese. Next time I will skip the cheese because no matter how tightly i pinched them, the cheese leaked out of nearly all of the rolls during baking. I got 40 rolls out of this recipe, and even though I filled them with as much ham as I could, I still had a lot of fillin left over...at least 1/3 was leftover. I will make these again...I have already been thinking of some different fillings I could try. Thanks!

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zoo66 February 27, 2007

M'larkay~I was stymied as to what to fix for dinner tonight, ehh chicken, ehh beef, ehh Italian....but this little treasure was there, and it was perfect! I followed the recipe completely, only changing ingredients that were suitable substitutions so all my family could enjoy these. I used *Earth Balance Buttery sticks*, unsweetened soy milk, and eggreplacer. They turned out so delicious and outstanding they all want me to make again next week! Thanks! You and your sister must be great cooks!

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Andi of Longmeadow Farm February 16, 2007
Ham Rolls